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Through his eyes

Born blind,

He did not see

Brown or yellow or red.

He did not see

Curly or straight,

Male or female,

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Womens Rights

Why Has Equality Created Such Division?

You’ve likely heard the saying, “The battle between the sexes.” I don’t hear it as much as I did when the push for equal rights for women was in its early decades, but I have been reflecting more and more these days on how equality movements seem to have have led to ever increasing division rather than ever increasing harmony. 78 more words

Red Pill

Day 16: Ismat Chughtai

I first read Ismat Chughtai’s highly acclaimed and highly controversial “Lihaaf” as a teenager, relatively ignorant of the intricacies of gender and sexuality. I read it again several years later when I was not quite so innocent, or perhaps, ignorant, anymore. 314 more words

365 Days, 365 Women

A Rap for Martin Luther King Day


Hold these truths to be self evident

That we were all created equal

Under our president.

Each woman… 59 more words

Comparing Leaders

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968)

In four days, President Obama will leave office.

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Don't ever make a home out of something that makes you weak

I have always felt that emotional/verbal abuse is the most common form of abuse but also the most overlooked.

I don’t want to just talk about a romantic relationship. 668 more words

The Women's March ... And Those Who Won't

Next Friday, 20 January 2017, Donald Trump will take the oath ofoffice at noon, followed by a parade, and various other festivities in Washington.  The next day, starting at 10:00 a.m., an as-yet-undetermined number of people, mostly women, will gather at Independence Avenue and Third Street SW, near the U.S. 1,174 more words

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